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Peer Mentor

You’re With Us! is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and Department of Developmental Services (DDS) service provider that seeks to create better communities by harnessing the benefits of inclusion for individuals with disabilities. We believe that not only do people with disabilities need inclusion opportunities in order to thrive, but also that these opportunities allow them to contribute to their community in ways that have gone unrecognized in the past. Social connections are a basic human need. You’re With Us! helps with this by identifying, training, and supporting college students, clubs, groups, and teams to be welcoming and supportive peers. YWU is designed to provide a meaningful learning experience and opportunity for personal and professional growth to those persons who have chosen to include individuals with disabilities on their campus. This mission is achieved when individuals support the thought that social connections are a basic human need. Position: Peer Mentor The peer mentor will report to the DEN or Regional Coordinator connected to their mentee's Successful candidates will be responsible for: 

● Providing individual engagement opportunities and activities in the community 

● Logging activities and interactions with You’re With Us! mentees in the YWU WebApp 

● Problem-solving around barriers that arise within the execution of the goals and objectives set in the Positive Experience Design and the ISP

 ● Assessing how support services can assist the mentee in achieving their goals 

● Collaborate with other YWU team members to create fulfilling programming and curriculum for mentees 

● Other tasks assigned by senior YWU Staff